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MCSB Graduate Program Coordinator

Company: University of California - Irvine
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Opening ID: 56581Working Title: MCSB Graduate Program CoordinatorDepartment: Ctr for Complex Bio SystemsBargaining Unit: 99FLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 004575Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: Career
Position Summary: The interdisciplinary Mathematical, Computational and Systems Biology graduate programs are administered within the Center for Complex Biological Systems, an Organized Research Unit. In close collaboration with the School of Biological Sciences. The goal of UCI's program in Mathematical, Computational and Systems Biology (MCSB) is to provide students from a variety of educational backgrounds with Ph.D. training suitable for research careers in the field of Systems Biology. The program emphasizes in-depth classroom study, interdisciplinary research rotations and individualized advising. Using skills as a seasoned, experienced student services professional, provides the full range of student services for the Mathematical, Computational, and Systems Biology graduate program within the School of Biological Sciences. Independently advises students and resolves student services-related issues on the full range of academic issues inherent within the program. Advises faculty and management on a variety of student issues. Works with the program and the school's management to recommend changes to policies, practices, and procedures. Guidance on issues requiring in-depth knowledge of specialized programs is provided by offices specializing in those fields, e.g., the financial aid office, graduate division, or student learning center, OR by the chair / dean and faculty of the department / school / college. Administers funds for student programs. Initiates transactions on UC-specific systems as needed.
Total Compensation:
In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits. Expected pay range is $56,200 - $66,350 within full salary range $56,200.00 - $96,800.00 (Annual Salary)

Required: Three years previous working knowledge of administration policies, procedures and practices, preferably at an academic institution.Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Solid verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations. Ability in problem identification and reasoning; ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Proficient in ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Demonstrates ability to analyze, research and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail. Proficient in ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Preferred: Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences. Knowledge of complex U.S. visa and immigration procedures, compliance issues, and employment eligibility / authorization for international students and scholars.

Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

Background Check and Live ScanLegal Right to work in the United StatesVaccination PoliciesSmoking and Tobacco PolicyDrug Free EnvironmentThe following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting ActE-VerifyPre-Placement Health EvaluationDetails of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or

Keywords: University of California - Irvine, Irvine , MCSB Graduate Program Coordinator, Other , Irvine, California

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